89 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

We Are All Barbie

Barbie is the ultimate career gal—she's been a prom queen, astronaut, and lawyer—and much, much more. How sexist to pick on her for the way she looks! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on February 17, 2014 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (4)

Powerful Women Are Scary (and Kinky)

Are strong women not portrayed fairly in the media? A look at the recent fuss over Hillary Clinton's depiction as a giant leg. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 1:54 PM on January 28, 2014 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (2)

Ready for Tights with Open-Toe Shoes?

Will the latest fashion trend make you look chic or frumpy? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:27 PM on December 5, 2013 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (4)

Paul Weiss Men Rated Among Top 10 "Sexiest" New Yorkers

What's much more impressive than being named to the AmLaw A-List or best legal department of the year? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:29 PM on November 21, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (2)

Madonna Doesn't Dress Her Age. Why Should You?

Madonna keeps pushing the envelope on what's age-appropriate. Can you do the same thing at the office? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:55 PM on November 6, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (8)

Now Trending—Silly Dress Codes

Signs of confusion: Bankers are told to dress down, while creative types are ordered to button up. Will law firms join this madness? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:44 PM on October 21, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (9)

The Sexes: UK's Gender Pay Gap; Your T-Level; Dating Ted Cruz + More

Fun news edition: Why women should celebrate America's pay gap; how to cure your low T-rate; where to find an Ayn Rand date; and why women shop for luxury goods. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:44 PM on October 17, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Must We Kiss on the Job?

What happened to simply shaking hands in a business setting? Now, people have to show their love. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:06 PM on September 20, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

What Millennials Want on the Job: Mommy and Daddy

Weekend news edition: Millennials at work, Protestants out of work, sexy checkmates, Ferrari's generosity, and Salinger's abusiveness. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:14 PM on September 19, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

My Asian Eyes

TV anchorperson Julie Chen had cosmetic surgery to make herself more appealing (less Asian) to viewers. Would you go that far for your career? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:19 AM on September 17, 2013 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Money/Power | Comments (11)

About The Careerist

The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: [email protected]

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